Google has announced that the company will stop selling the Google Pixel 4a 5G and Google Pixel 5 as the company prepares to launch the new Pixel 6 series. The company recently launched a cheaper Google Pixel 5a 5G which is almost the same as Google Pixel 4a 5G in terms of features and price. Generally, the company aims to boost sales of new devices, although third-party retailers may still sell older-gen smartphones as long as stocks last.
A Google spokesperson confirmed the increase to The Verge, who said, “With our current forecasts, we expect the Google Store to release the Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel 5 in the US in the coming weeks following the launch of the Pixel 5a.” 5G. In India, the Google Pixel 4a is still available on Flipkart for Rs 31,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage option.
Meanwhile, Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will launch in eight regions in the initial phase. These eight countries include Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The two smartphones will not launch in countries like India, China, Middle East and other European countries, at least in the initial stages. Last year, Google initially launched the Pixel 5 in nine regions, with the Republic of Ireland being the country that dropped out of this year’s list. The company also did not launch Pixel 4 and Pixel 5 in India. On the other hand, the Google Pixel 5a 5G is available for pre-order in the US and Japan, the only two countries where it will be sold. The phone will go on sale from August 26. Google is yet to share India-specific availability details.